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CNN
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am PDT
, applications today are refinance applications and a lot of that money is coming back into the economy and will help during the fourth quarter. that's the good news. bad news is all the job losses on the good producing side of the sector. manufacturing job loss two months in a row. that's global demand and the global weakness. you see the unevenness of the recovery persist. >> that's the stuff that presidential candidates or presidents can have difficulty moving the needle on. you did talk about housing which i've been calling the golden lining around the cloud. i want to bring in don peebles. he owns a real estate firm. he's a democrat. don most of your work is in sort of bigger stuff. you're not buying individual homes. but there's definitely stuff going on in the construction sect jobs in home building, in home buying as diane said in refinancing. these low rates as expensive as they've been to keep in place seem to be combining with low home price, low property price and causing some activity. >> the housing market has picked up especially in more of our global cities. if you look
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. vegas casino developer, steve wynn taking a stab at the president over jobs and the economy. listen to the knockout punch. >> i have created about 250,000 direct special indirect jobs, according to the state of nevada's measurement. that's exactly -- if the number's 250,000, that's exactly 250,000 more than this president, who i will be damned if i want to have him lecture me about small business and jobs. guys like me are job createsors and woe don't like a bull's-eye on our back. the president's trying to put himself gone me and my employees by class warfare, depriicating and calling a group that makes money, billionaires and millionaire who is don't pay their share. i gave 120% of my salary and bonus last year to charities, as i do most years. i can't stand the ideas of being demagogued, put down by a president who has never created any jobs and doesn't understand how the economy works. >> greta: does steve wynn have a point? overstock.com patrick burn is here. good evening. >> gret agrat to be on,. >> greta: overstock.com has over 100,000 employees. you are a large employers. i
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 9:00pm PDT
of legislation, sitting in congress. and it is much ado about nothing, this election is about the economy, the president has not performed. he is chasing every rabbit down the trail to make this thing about his own record, and the miserable condition of the economy. and that is what we'll talk about. >> but isn't the problem? it comes down to trust, and therefore, we have to trust him, generally. and even his position on abortion in the las 12 months has flip-flopped on abortion. >> it has not, piers. >> it has. >> it has not, piers -- >> let me put the allegations to you, and you can respond. the allegation is that he was saying before i want to repeal roe versus wade, and i want to power to go to the state. and he says now he has no plans regarding abortion. so which is it? >> listen, he is referring to whether or not there is some piles of legislation in congress that he is pursuing in his presidency. he is committed to, and has said it still yet today the fact that we will not be funding abortion with taxpayer's money, whether it be in his own budget or whether it be in foreign aid. h
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
. it shouldn't be an excuse for the other side to try to talk down the economy just to try to score a few political points. it's a reminder that this country's come too far to turn back now. >> so it looks like unemployment is getting better, but the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the work force today as on the day the president got elected, our unemployment rate would be around 11%. that's the real reality of what's happening out there. >> you hear mitt romney pivoting talking about the real unemployment rate at 11%, so i -- i guess that's his pivot coming off the unemployment rate yesterday. randi, why does all this matter? as you mentioned off the top, the economy by far the number one issue with americans. take a look at this, from our cnn/orc international poll. we did it about a week ago before the first debate but i don't think it will change people's perceptions. by far the economy remains the top issue on the minds of americans. it's been that way since late 2007 when the u.s. economy went into a recession, and how do americans feel about which candida
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, meant to signal romney will continue to attack the president on the economy, and jobs, but, also on foreign policy and all of the issues, of being commander-in-chief. in the 2012 campaign. >> arthel: thank you very much, a big crowd waiting for mitt romney and the president had no public events today but his campaign says that it has noted stopped him from shattering a major record. carl mentioned this earlier. september fund-raising ended at $181 million. topping his previous record by nearly $70 million. it's the biggest single month haul he has had during this is re-election bid and the president said more than 1.8 million people donated last month. republicans have yet to report their september totals. >> rick: major defense budget cuts are set to automatically kick in at the end of the year and time is running out for congress to stop it from happening and it could trigger job losses as well. why is this white house advising defense contractors to ignore a law requiring them to send layoff notices to their employees? chief congressional correspondent, mike emanuel live in wa
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
economic statistics as much as you like, but people know their own economy and their own lives. he's trying to put against that by saying there are joshs in the ground we will dig up presumagely by pulling away from environmental regulations. he's talking really about fracking. that's his plan for ohio. if ohio people think that's a great plan to get them jobs, them they know who to vote for. >> karen, romney was in iowa today voicing his opposition to another source of revenue, the estate tax. take a listen to this. >> my own view is we ought to kill the death tax. you paid for that farm once. you shouldn't have to pay for it again. >> last year up to $5 million could be passed on without incurring estate tax but i guess in romney's case he's talking about $50 million to each one of his five sons. the least you can say is that romney puts hits family first. >> oh, absolutely. you know, and i'm sure if he actually explained that to the voters that he was talking to that really he's talking about that $50 million, they could all relate just perfectly, right? i mean, here is the problem, agai
MSNBC
Oct 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
, ohio, on thursday, focusing on the economy and middle class. meanwhile, the second presidential debate is tuesday. president obama begins preparing today in virginia. in his weekly address this morning, the president focuses on jobs and the u.s. auto industry comeback. >> we refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. we refused to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american workers, and american ingenuity and three years later that bet is paying off in a big way. >> police in colorado are investigating a shooting at president obama's denver campaign office. and officials say the people were inside when a shot was fired through the office window friday afternoon. fortunately no one was hurt. >>> mitt romney and paul ryan are spending a second straight day in ohio after rallying voters in lancaster friday. >> it's good to be back. and this is our -- this is our comeback team here. and this is our comeback team here in ohio. and we're going to bring back america. >> now, governor romney will be making stops today in portsmouth and lebanon. congressman ryan will visit youngstown. preside
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, these numbers don't smell right when you think about where the economy is right now. >> reporter: the labor department called the allegations ludicrous. we went directly to the place where it's all done. this vast government building, a couple of miles from the white house, houses the labor department's bureau of labor statistics. the bls has been tabulating the monthly unemployment rate for more than 70 years. it's all based on a survey conducted in person and over the phone of 60,000 households every month. and here is where the numbers get crunched. amid a sea of high-walled cubicles, inside of each one, an economist sworn to secrecy and working on a specific aspect of that employment survey. tom nardone is in charge here. he's worked at bls since before ronald reagan was president. he introduced us to the economist who actually wrote this morning's unemployment rate announcement. how much of a secret is that number before you put it out? i mean, you can't call me up and tell me what the number is going to be? >> no, i can't tell anyone. it's a complete -- a complete secret. >> reporter:
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 1:00pm PDT
, this is no laughing matter, we smirk, you decide. if both sides keep kissing off this issue, kiss this economy goodbye. welcome, everyone, i am neil cavuto, downgrade, anyone? stock market crash, anyone? a recession, anyone? don't laugh, to hear even the most optimistic economist tell it, if we don't do something at the end of the year there goes any hope of a sustained recovery. don't just take my word for it but take your boss' word, a third of manufacturers will put off hiring because of it and 83 percent see a stalemate if their business if washington does nothing. now, my guest has a message for washington. get off your ass and do it. it is amazing, jim, they are whistling past the graveyard. they are not even doing that. they are not saying anything about it. >>guest: this is the big of the failure of american politics as the great depression. we are operating without a debt, operating against the debt ceiling ready to hit and now putting in the biggest tax increase in this country's history in a weak economy that is growing at 1.3 percent. people are saying, well, they will get it fixed but it
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am PDT
to turn, now, to the economy and the race for the white house. the nation's unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% in september, bringing it below 8% for the first time in more than 3 1/2 years. as for jobs, 114,000 were created last month. while the numbers from july and august were revised higher by 86,000. so, with just 31 days to go before the election, what impact will this have on the race? it's "your voice, your vote." and our david kerley is in orlando, florida, with the latest. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. mitt romney is here in florida. this battleground state. and he comes to florida without one of his most potent weapons because that jobs reporter raced the claim that the unemployment rate has been above 8% for nearly four years. that change completely altered the political landscape and narrative of the last week. in virginia, there was no public high-fiving. but the jobs numbers were cheered by supporters of the president. >> the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> reporter: also in virginia, mitt romney's post-debate
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
unemployment numberings. these chicago guys can't change numbers so. >> and jack welch is right. the economy would have to increase at break neck speed. joining us now to talk about this is the author of freedom manifesto steve forbes. >> thank you. >> do you believe that the numbers are cooked up? especially in the summer time. millions of kids going into the work force and seasonal adjustments in august they did notice that a million kids who normally might stay and work in september dropped out in august. and they should have made adjustments and taking into account the unusual activity in august. they didn't do that. maybe that is government incompetence. if you didn't make that adjustment you get a better number than reality. if you look at long-term trend going back to march of this year. there is no new creation of full-time jobs. almost all of it is part-time work and people who don't want it but have to take it because there is nothing better. that is the shocking thing. third or fourth year in the recovery we are having to defend on part-time rather than full-time employment and th
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 8:00pm PDT
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FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the president for squeezing the economy critically important agriculture industry. >> president has idea he wants to raise the tax rate from 3% to 40%. that won't be good for forms. my own view is i want to take the tax rate down. >> following iowa, romney flew to ohio, critical battleground to his victory strategy, where the voter registration ends today. romney i return at least four times in just the next week. romney aides are touting their ground game and grassroots enthusiasm. in florida, 43.5% of absentee ballot requests came from republicans. 39% for democrats. among those returned so far, 45% are g.o.p. only 38% are democrats. in colorado, republicans requested 656,000 absentee ballots of saturday to 627 for democrats. inness, absentee ballot request favor g.o.p. by 44% to 39%. in north carolina, 52% of all ballot requests of g.o.p. to only dop for democrats and 21 for independents. running mate paul ryan and joe biden off the trail getting ready for the big debate. kid rock leapt "born free" to romney for the rally theme headlined last night in michigan and considering a vice pres
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
news. we all hope the economy starts coming back around, that people get back to work. if you look at second quarter growth numbers this last year, those have been adjusted downward to 1.3%. you still have fuel prices of more than doubled since the president took office, health insurance costs are up 29%, college tuition up 25%. as i said earlier, incomes are down. and so we've got serious economic problems in this country that need to be addressed that aren't being addressed. we need to change the direction of the country. that's what a romney-ryan ticket will do is a different approach, it's not based upon the expansion of government in washington, d.c it's expanding the private economy where good paying jobs are really created, getting americans back to work, getting the economy growing again. and making it a more prosperous future for our children and grandchildren. i think you'll see great contrast and americans will have a very clear choice about two different visions for the future of this country. i believe that will come out very clearly in the debate this evening. >> shep
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 11:00am PDT
the economy. i think what's been goingon is a lot of small things have very slowly been getting better. and overall, this is adding up to voters who are more optimistic than economists think they should be in some cases. we have seen almost all of the consumer confidence surveys, for example, improve fairly significantly over the last few months. if you look what's going on in the real economy, there are things that might explain what is happening. i can tick off a few if you want. >> please do. >> i think the most important thing is that the housing bust has ended. and this is not just a statistical thing. this is a big deal if you're a homeowner, even if you're not planning to buy or sell a home because you might finally know that the value of your biggest asset is no longer plunging. i mean, that's a big deal, and it makes people feel a little more secure about their finances. another thing that happened is the pace of lay-offs has gotten very low. the numbers of lay-offs we have been seeing are the lowest in more than a decade. what that means is if you have a job, your job securit
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
monetary fund lowered its global growth forecast. for the next year expects the u.s. economy to grow at 2%. the eurozone look at that 0.2%. not growing. china 8.2%. looks pretty good. these are all weaker forecasts than their last report in july. for ten years china was growing at 10%. even slowing down a little bit to 7% or 8% and causing concerns. >> as john was talking about a moment ago the presidential race is a whole new ball game according to at least one new poll. the pew research next shows republican mitt romney leading president barack obama 45% to 49%. they were asking republicans more these questions. pew talked nor democrats last month. gallup's daily tracking poll shows president obama ahead of mitt romney by five points. let's go to marsha blackburn, a romney campaign surrogate. the poll numbers the significant rise for mitt romney and drop for barack obama, is that simply the calculations of the debate, do you think? >> i think the debate had a lot to do with it because people wanted to concisely and specifically see how mitt romney would move forward and function as pres
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 2:00pm PDT
small things. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's "ceas levick "sesame stree" dana has that next in "the five." ♪ ♪ a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also bests in mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 2:00pm PDT
: the economy would need to be growing at breakneck speed in the course of two months. impossible. >> eric: the headline from welsh. "i was right about the strange jobs report." >> bob: the one thing you can't do is take that department and cook books. it doesn't work. it doesn't work. conspiracy in the labor department. >> dana: i agree but the model, it's an imprecise way of measuring. >> bob: that's right, as every presidential candidate -- >> kimberly: the criteria and how they measure. this is basic math. >> eric: so many variables coming up with the numbers. they can cook the books. >> bob: you think they got 10,000 people in the department together? g the big point here, businessmen are coming around. obama has been in business the way cats been to mice. he's destroying them. nobody is saying anything about it. we had one year at least of class warfare with president obama assuming the role as both the unofficial leader of occupy wall street. it's time, the job creator to say look, we're tired of being bothered -- >> eric: hold on. i teased it. got to do it. darden restaurant claren
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 3:00am PDT
about where the economy is right now. >> gretchen: that is former electric ceo jack welch. he started a fire storm questioning the numbers and whether the obama administration manipulated the numbers. jack welch didn't back down. he said for those who like me to pipe down. the 7 numbers are not plausible and that's why i made a stink about it the only thing he would change about the initial tweets. he might have added a question mark. >> i flat out agree with jack walch. those numbers released by the government are unbelievable . they created enormous skepticism they are so convenient. a survey of 60,000 households miraclously finds 183,000 people who returned to work four weeks before the election. that is unbelievable. >> gretchen: jack welch said there was not a surge of un-- employment. >> it betrays a totallyy false picture of america's economy. right now our economy is not doing well. unemployment numbers suggest it has been a surge in our economy that is simply not true. >> gretchen: just so our viewers understand. the objective? >> no, there is a element of subjectivity. >> gr
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 3:00am PDT
, the rest of the country got to know him. >> gretchen: could it be that women are thinking about the economy and not just contraception which was what the democrat platform was. they heard about the economy in that debate. >> they had the economy on their mind all along. most of the job loss has been among women. they have had that on their mind and people particularly women wanted to do something different about the economy and change. but they were worried about romney and so they couldn't make the transition . the debate moved them closer and the transition became easier. >> gretchen: dick will stay around. bob beckle said biden will beat paul ryan leak a drum. and the law said you can't kick her out. we are not kidding. ♪ ♪ ♪ here i am. ♪ back in the middle with you. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] food, meet flavor. flavor, meet food. it's time for swanson flavor boost. concentrated broth in easy to use packets. mix it into skillet dishes, for an instant dose of... hell-o! [ female announcer ] get recipes at flavorboost.com. nature valley trail mix bars are made with real ingredien
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's sesame street. >> i'm going to stop this subsidy to pbs. >> mitt romney, taking on our enemies no matter where they nest. >> bill: now, the sesame workshop, which controls the image of big bird, asked the democrats to pull the ad. saying it's nonpartisan, doesn't want to get involved in that. this year the corporation for public broadcasting will receive $444 million. $444 million in taxpayer funding. that's money the nation does not have to spend. especially facing a trillion dollars budget deficit and a $16 trillion national debt. jon stewart and i debated the issue on saturday. >> the reason that we invest in things like public television is that it brings educational programs to communities that would not have them. it's one of the best investments we ever made in the country. >> bill: $16 trillion and we got to pay for bill moyer. let him compete on his own. you want educational programs, watch your program! spring for the cable, all right. let him compete on his own! come on.
CNN
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
about what a second term, second obama term would bring, particularly on the economy. big missing piece. tough on the republican choice, tough on defending their first term. what will he deliver if voters give them another four years? not much on that last night. >> television plays a big role. this was not held in a stadium, but a smaller venue for people to watch on television. and it was great television. whatever you thought about their performance. >> it was. >> thank you. appreciate it, guys. joe boyden, paul ryan pitching medicare proposals while trying to scare voters about their opponent's plans. tom foremangoes beyond the scare tactics and explains what the two sides are offering. >> don, there's no issue out there right now that's a bigger deal for people over the age of 65 than the future of medicare. government health care program for those people, about 54 million americans rely on it. long-term financial health now is very shaky. the scary part, though, is that each campaign says the other side's plans for dealing with that are terrible. >> obamacaretakes $716 from medica
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 3:00am PDT
a solid working knowledge of the economy and foreign policy. paul ryan had much to gain. people knew who the vice-president was . paul ryan did a great job of introducing himself. >> brian: joe biden for the iraq war. and joe biden against it and negatives to paul ryan. he defended his plan more than he should of. what do you mean by that. >> at times, the big thing that paul ryan needed to do last night is project vision and make sure he was representing. governor romney and not worrying about the policy details and the math so to speak and at times he was little in the weeds. by and large he projected a vision. his big line of the night going back on the vice-president about the words coming out wrong out of his mouth. was the line that leaders run to fix problems and that was toward the end of the debate. and that answer was projected vision and showed himself why he is one. icons of the republican party. >> steve: there you go. former romney debate coach. thank you for joining us from rocky hill, connecticut. >> good to be with you. >> brian: we know the debate ended 7 minutes ago. y
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
is sinking faster than a titanic. but people are still frustrated about the economy, they want it fixed yesterday so just show up with a sunny face and say, i didn't say all that stuff i said the last two years. i don't have that tax plan i had for the last two years. you going to believe me or your lying eyes here? come on. >> the national gallup tracking poll of likely voters shows the presidential race even now at 48%. and tonight nate silver's forecasted that obama will win 294 electoral college votes and mitt romney will win 245. and president obama has a 68% chance of winning the election. it seems like 24 hours ago when we first heard mitt romney say that line yesterday, there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i am familiar with that would become part of my agenda. so many questions in there. you mean you're not familiar with it? and then here's his spokesperson today saying absolutely, he will sign -- as we said last night -- he will sign any legislation that a republican congress hands him on this. >> yeah. i think we've just discovered, lawrence, how long the leas
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
the american farmer and i help our economy and i get america working again. >> again, mitt romney in iowa today. and now big news from the world of political polls, we're watching all these polls. so within just this past hour, gallup published its daily tracking poll. nationwide poll, registered voters, you see it here, obama 49%, romney at 46%. that is up one point from yesterday. one point down, actually, for the president. and, hang with me, now as we're counting 28 days here until the election, gallup unveiled a tracking poll of likely voters here, likely voters added to the mix. you see the numbers. romney at 49, above obama at 47%. again, among as it points out, likely voters. it is at least the third poll since sunday showing romney leading obama, very, very significant. so is team obama, you know, pushing the panic button? apparently not. not from the ad -- the campaign released today. take a look. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about, it is sesame street. >>
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
got to know him. >> gretchen: could it be that e democrat platform was.he they heard about the economy in that debate. >> they had the economy on their mind all along. most of th job loss has been amongomen. ey had ttn tndndplarul wowa to something different about the economy and change. buthey were worried abo romney and so they couldn't make the transition . the debate moved themlos anersi ren: dl stay around. bob beckle said biden will beat paul ryan leak a drum. and the law said you can't kick her out. re nkig. ♪ here i am. ♪ back in the middle with you. ♪ fe un] d,t or avmeoo fe un] d,t or itti rnslaboeoo concentrated broth in easy to use packets. mix it into skillet dishes, for an instant dose of... hell-o! [ female announcer ] get recipes at flavorboost.com. na vy l baale announc ] the best things inife thg hell-o! e wrengen u se like whole roaed nuts, chewy granola, and real fruit. nature valley trail mix bars. 100% natural. 100% delicious. 100% natural. mike rowe here at a ford tell me fiona, who's having a big tirevent? whs ajrato ooro your ford deal. urd er s ri re
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
reality and not rhetoric. the economy means a lot to them, and they are leaning toward mitt romney for one reason, he does not scare the independents, and he is not the right wing con ser vative of newt gingrich or rick santorum, but considered a moderate. that 24% in florida are the most important voters in the united states. >> well, he is sounding more moderate as he moves to the center these days. >> he does. >> i am glad you agree with me. >> and i'm glad i cheered you up on the voter situation. >> thank you for coming in from florida this morning. we appreciate it. thank you. >>> we will have much more on the voter controversy coming up at the 10:00 hour this morning. will these voters be the determining factor in key states? >>> and refugees leaving cuba capsize off of the florida coast. a search for survivors. >>> and it is something that you might see in a sci-fi film or like me, horror movie. researchers are trying to turn cockroaches into a useful tool. it is today's start small and think big. >> reporter: they thrive in the dark. they can hide anywhere and are unwelcomed site t
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